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Jez is working on a new theatre piece with playwright Joshua Val Martin, director / dramaturg Josh Coates, and producer David Dolan Martin. The work will premiere in Manchester in April 2020. Further details can be found here.

Queer Holdings - The Leslie Lohman Museum

cover photo of Cassils (artist)

Jez's work Nancy (2014) is featured in this new book from the Leslie Lohman Museum NYC. The book is a survey of the museum's permanent collection, and grew out of the exhibition 'Expanded Visions - Fifty Years of Collecting' (2017). The book is published by Hirmer Publishing and available here

Shy Girl - Garth Gratrix at the Grundy Art Gallery Blackpool

Jez will be working on a short two-day testbed collaboration with Blackpool-based artist and curator Garth Gratrix as part of his exhibition Shy Girl at the Grundy Art Gallery Blackpool, part of a series of testbed collaborations throughout the exhibition period. Outcomes of the collaboration will be shown at the Grundy on the 29th of February.

Desire, Love, Identity - British Museum touring exhibition

Jez's work Wolfenden (2016) recently featured in the British Museum touring show Desire, Love, Identity: Exploring LGBT Histories, which has become the BM's most successful touring show for six years with 265,000 visitors over five venues nationally. An edition of Wolfenden has been acquired for the British Museum's permanent collection.

Government Art Collection

Following a recent studio visit, Jez has recently had an edition of his work A Polari Etymology According to a Diagrammatic by Alfed H. Barr (1936) acquired by the Government Art Collection. The collection has museum status and numbers over 14,000 works which are displayed in buildings throughout the world.

Polari Etymology